In accordance with the objectives of the Kingston Culture Plan and the Corporate Strategic Plan, the City offers funds to support the health of the cultural life of the City through:
City of Kingston Arts Fund
The City of Kingston Arts Fund (CKAF), administered by the Kingston Arts Council, offers project and operating grants to arts collectives, groups and organizations each year. It was established in 2007 and is intended to nurture the capacity of the arts, artists and the arts sectors in Kingston through a program of direct investment.
City of Kingston Heritage Fund
The City of Kingston Heritage Fund (CKHF), administered by the Kingston Association of Museums, is a new funding program that offers project grants to heritage groups and organizations each year. The purpose of this fund is to enrich how Kingston's residents experience their cultural heritage as a means to improve civic pride, and quality of life.